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Get DetailsAdkins Arboretum
Services Provided: This 400-acre preserve is located on the Tuckahoe Creek and includes portions of the region's most significant wetlands. Offers four miles of walks, education programs, art exhibits, lectures, workshops, garden tours, and native plant sales. Public amenities include a visitor's center with gift shop, library, and meeting room. Many volunteer opportunities available. Visitor's center open daily 10a.m.-4p.m., except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Guided Nature Walks - 1st Saturdays of every month, 10 a.m.
Get DetailsAmerican Legion Auxiliary Post #29
Services Provided: Provides support to children, youth, and veterans through a variety of programs. Gives book scholarships to three high school students each year. Supports local charitable organizations, including the American Legion. Sponsors local high school juniors to attend the Girls State conference each year. Provides catering for American Legion Post Home #29. New officers installed in August.
Get DetailsAmerican Red Cross of the Delmarva Peninsula, Southern Delmarva Office
Services Provided: We can be reached 24 hours a day to help local families when disaster strikes and to help local military families communicate during emergencies. Offers first aid, CPR, and water safety classes, babysitter safety training courses, as well as training in disaster preparedness.
Get DetailsBlackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Services Provided: Offers a variety of habitats in which wildlife can thrive, activities for individuals, families, and school classes (the website offers a calendar of events), resources for educators, and a fire management program to ensure that abundant and healthy vegetation exist for wildlife. Blackwater does not accept wildlife for rehabilitation. The Friends of Blackwater have a speakers bureau who will provide programs to public organizations or community groups. Refuge personnel can also give programs on specific subjects if reserved in advance. The wildlife automobile tour , photo blind, and 2 of the 4 hiking trails are open daily from dawn to dusk.
Get DetailsBrianna's Blankets
Services Provided: A volunteer group that sews, crochets, knits, and quilts blankets size infant to teenager for donation to the Ronald McDonald House. There are no specific requirement as to size, color, material, etc. These blankets are for the smallest preemie to a toddler to a pre-teen to an older teen. Each blanket has a customized label sewn into it.
Get DetailsCaroline County Bird Club
Services Provided: Promotes the study and enjoyment of birds, knowledge about our natural resources and fosters its appreciation and conservation. Maintains a system of sanctuaries to encourage the conservation of birds and their habitats. Helps to record and publish observations of bird life. Volunteers accepted to help clean Pelot Sanctuary, go into schools and teach children about nature, and to lead bird walks. If you find an injured bird, please review the following document that explains how to care for it: www.mdbirds.org/conservation/rehab/rehab.html. To find a bird rehabilitator in your area, please go to the following website: www.mwra.org.
Get DetailsCaroline County Democratic Central Committee
Services Provided: The Central Committee members have the official responsibility to fill vacancies of certain offices due to death or resignation of elected officials. The committee also recommends to the Governor appointment of the members and substitute members for the local County Boards of Elections and at times recommendations to other state and county boards.
Get DetailsCaroline County Department of Social Services-Volunteer Office
Services Provided: The volunteer office serves as the point of contact for persons to donate goods and services to the community at large. They are able to provide children with school supplies at the beginning of the school year, toys, clothing, and other items for Christmas, and they serve as a point of contact for families that have lost their homes due to fire or other disasters.
Get DetailsCaroline County Family Support Center/Early Head Start
Services Provided: On-site services include parenting education classes and support groups, nutrition classes, developmental screening and education, child care for infants and toddlers while attending center classes, GED, Adult Basic Education, and English as a Second Language classes (Mon.-Thurs. 10:30 AM-12:30 PM & 1-3 PM). A family advocate is assigned to each family to be a case manager and work on their individual needs. Off-site services include home visits by a case manager. The Parents As Teachers program is a family education and support program that includes home visits and group meetings at the center. Call the center for more information or to enroll in any of the programs. Volunteers accepted.
Get DetailsCaroline County Habitat for Humanity
Services Provided: Provide safe, affordable, and energy efficient homes for low-income families in Caroline County. Partner families work alongside volunteers and local contractors under Habitat construction supervision. Low-cost mortgages are provided in order to promote long term homeownership. Also, Habitat participates in the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI)- which may include rehabilitation of vacant and foreclosed properties, house repairs and weatherization. Applications are being accepted for low-income homeowners. Habitat partners with other community organizations to provide services that enhance the overall quality of life in struggling neighborhoods.
Get DetailsCaroline County Humane Society
Services Provided: Animal care and control, animal rescue and rehabilitation, enforcement of local animal welfare laws and prosecution of animal cruelty, animal adoption, humane education programs, promoting responsible pet ownership. Spay and neuter program for County residents. Acts as a resource for people finding injured wildlife, such as birds or other animals, who want to know about agencies that provide wildlife rehabilitation.
Get DetailsCaroline County Public Library, Central Branch
Services Provided: Offers wireless internet access for free. Accepts boxed or bagged books, in good condition, as donations. Books are placed on sale rack, added to the collection, or sent to Better World Books to be sold on the library's behalf. The library CANNOT accept the following items: items in poor condition, textbooks more than 10 years old, encyclopedias, magazines and journals, condensed Reader's Digest books, travel books more than 5 years old, and open software sets. Offers free meeting room space to qualifying community groups. Offers photocopies (black & white only) and printouts (full color) at $.20 a page. Fax machine services are $2 a page. Volunteers accepted.
Get DetailsCaroline County Public Library, Federalsburg Branch
Services Provided: Offers wireless internet access for free. Accepts boxed or bagged books, in good condition, as donations. Books are placed on sale rack, added to the collection, or sent to Better World Books to be sold on the library's behalf. The library CANNOT accept the following items: items in poor condition, textbooks more than 10 years old, encyclopedias, magazines and journals, condensed Reader's Digest books, travel books more than 5 years old, and open software sets. Offers free meeting room space to qualifying community groups. Offers photocopies (black & white only) and printouts (full color) at $.20 a page. Fax machine services are $2 a page. Volunteers accepted.
Get DetailsCaroline County Public Library, North County Branch
Services Provided: Offers wireless internet access for free. Accepts boxed or bagged books, in good condition, as donations. Books are placed on sale rack, added to the collection, or sold to a third party on the library's behalf. The library CANNOT accept the following items: items in poor condition, textbooks more than 10 years old, encyclopedias, magazines and journals, condensed Reader's Digest books, travel books more than 5 years old, and open software sets. Offers photocopies (black & white only) and printouts (full color) at $.20 a page. Fax machine services are $2 a page. Volunteers accepted.
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